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McBride: Fallen Idol (2006)
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McBride: Fallen Idol (2006)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The police have arrested a Latino teenager caught pawning a murdered attorney's stolen Rolex. To complicate matters, the suspect's sister wants McBride to defend her brother - despite the fact that the victim was a close friend of McBride's.
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, evidence, crime scene, innocent, partners, crimes, investigation, legal investigation, mystery, murder mystery, legal, dishonesty, false accusation, courtroom drama, uncover truth, dog, court, judge, murder, hacking, loan shark, sergeant, son murders father, district attorney, affair ...

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Most similar movies to McBride: Fallen Idol

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, mystery, deadly, legal, courtroom drama and crime mostly in Mystery, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like McBride: Fallen Idol: McBride: Tune in for Murder (2005), McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005), McBride: Dogged (2007), McBride: Murder Past Midnight (2005), Innocent (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
McBride: Tune in for Murder (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: McBride's case involves two larger than life radio stars who host the highly successful morning show "Ron and Bob." But when Ron is murdered and all the evidence points to Bob, McBride and Phil begin investigating and what they turn ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: frame up, radio station, lawyer, murder, district attorney, partners, uncover truth, legal investigation, crime scene, mystery, murder mystery, murder investigation ...
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95%
McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a favor to a friend, defense attorney McBride takes on a client accused of murdering a woman. When McBride and his partner Phil investigate the deceased, they discover she had many identities and with each new life she was leading the list of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, mystery, false accusation, rivalry, wrong place wrong time, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, legal, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
McBride: Dogged (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The annual LA Kennel Club Dog Show gets treated to an unexpected surprise when a backstage murder incriminates the winning canines' handler.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, legal, legal investigation, courtroom drama, mystery, dedicated lawyer, partners, uncover truth, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
McBride: Murder Past Midnight (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: McBride is a former cop-turned-defense lawyer with a penchant for taking on "lost cause" cases. After serving as a juror on an attempted murder case, McBride reluctantly agrees to represent the defendant in her retrial. Assisted by the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, realistic
Plot: judge, lawyer, district attorney, legal, manipulation, mind game, legal investigation, courtroom drama, passionate interest, strong female character, uncover truth, police investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Innocent (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bill Pullman (Independence Day, Torchwood) stars as Rusty Sabich, a judge charged with the murder of his wife, a situation that comes 20 years after he was cleared in the death of his mistress. During this latest trial, a secret affair from ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, murder, mystery, courtroom drama, crimes, dishonesty, lawyer, legal investigation, father son relationship, uncover truth, couple relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mystery Woman: Sing Me a Murder (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Murder is something to sing about when Mystery Woman Samantha Kinsey-an expert in pulp fiction, and increasingly proficient when it comes to real-life crime-untangles a record-breaking murder. Mystery Woman bookshop owner, Samantha Kinsey, has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, mystery, haunted by the past, police investigation, music band, dishonesty, riddles and clues, crimes, private detective, deadly, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ken Malansky, a law student of Perry Mason's, is accused of murdering a fellow student. Perry is reluctant to take on his case as the victim was the son of a close friend.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, witty, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, dedicated lawyer, mystery, moral dilemma, false accusation, rivalry, friendship, legal investigation, power relations, university ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Perry Mason Returns (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his former secretary (Barbara Hale) is accused of a murder, Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) gives up a judgeship to defend her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, private detective, crime, law enforcement, crimes, boss and employee, deadly, dishonesty, courtroom drama, legal, legal action ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Lies Between Friends (2010)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fourteen years after graduation, a group of college friends convenes one weekend for a bridal shower for one of their own. The principal character, Joss (Gabrielle Anwar), and her freshman year roommate and best friend in college, Cait (Thea Gill), ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: reunion, murder, investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, mystery, group of friends, reunited friends, friendship, death of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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At Risk (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "At Risk" introduces Win Garano (Sunjata), the rising star of the Massachusetts State Police, when D.A. Monique "Money" Lamont (MacDowell) sends him to Tennessee to investigate a cold case that took place more than 20 years ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: partners, police investigation, law enforcement, murder, election campaign, uncover truth, fighting crime, mystery, legal investigation, legal, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery (2013)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team arrive in Three Pines to solve the unusual murder of a much-loved woman and find dark secrets shadowing this usually peaceful village.
Style: twists and turns, clever, tense, realistic
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, investigation, murder investigation, under the surface, uncover truth, crimes, police investigation, small town, police detective, mystery, tragic event ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Gunn (1967)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The madam of a floating bordello hires private eye Peter Gunn (Craig Stevens) to prove a gangster killed a crime boss.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, gangsters, fighting crime, deadly, graphic violence, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (2007)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: DNA evidence and camera footage places a corrupt CEO as the prime suspect in the murder of a company whistle-blower, but Jane Doe believes the real killer may be a twin sibling.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: whistleblower, twins, siblings relations, deadly, amateur detective, investigation, who done it, boss and employee, murder, crimes, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, crime, dishonesty, courtroom drama, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, investigation, who done it, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Her Fatal Flaw (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, manipulation, mystery, manipulations, police detective, woman in danger, danger, legal investigation, legal, dishonesty, courtroom drama, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hockey player of friend of Ken Malansky's is accused of murdering a team owner. Perry takes the case.
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, boss and employee, workplace, investigation, deadly, false accusation, dishonesty, legal, crime, ice hockey, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Presumed Innocent (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Life takes a nasty twist for D.A. Rusty Sabich when the woman he has been romantically involved with is murdered. He is assigned to investigate the case, but is soon charged with the murder.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, murder, mistress, lawyer, infidelity, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Matlock (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Matlock is an American television legal drama, starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by The Fred Silverman Company, Dean Hargrove Productions, Viacom Productions and Paramount ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, uncover truth, legal action, mystery, legal, elderly, jury, lawyers and clients, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wealthy Sunny von B├╝low lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, coma, lawyer, legal investigation, law student, crimes, uncover truth, murder, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, legal action ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Amateur sleuth Samantha Kinsey's latest case has her trying to figure out who killed her best friend Barbara after she was left out of her family's will and every one of the family members become suspects.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, uncover truth, who done it, amateur detective, dishonesty, private detective, estate, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, serious, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, legal investigation, court, murder, hotshot lawyer, mind game, legal, trial, crimes, arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Della's friend is accused of murdering a rival fashion magazine editor.
Style: clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, crimes, workplace, crime, against the odds, uncover truth, track down, false accusation, riddles and clues, courtroom drama, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, crime, dedicated lawyer, amateur detective, private detective, couples, legal, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Advocate (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving defense attorney gets caught in a twisted game of who-done-it when he takes on the case of a beautiful socialite who is accused of murder.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending, complex ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, deadly, legal action, legal investigation, crimes, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Defenseless (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Los Angeles lawyer defends her former college roommate, whose husband -- her lover -- has been slain.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: jealousy, murder, secret, strong sexual content, fall in love, who done it, love triangle, couple relations, false accusation, graphic violence, love affair, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gangster who has commited all kinds of crimes is accused to have killed his wife. As he was not the murderer in this case Perry Mason intents to find the killer...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Remake of a 1956 Fritz Lang film in which a novelist's investigation of a dirty district attorney leads to a setup within the courtroom.
Style: serious, twists and turns, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, crimes, uncover truth, fighting the system, legal, who done it, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, danger, journalism, injustice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: legal investigation, courtroom drama, frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, protagonist as suspect, mystery, false accusation, crimes, dishonesty, crime, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, mystery, crime, crimes, danger, legal, court, courtroom drama, heiress, beach house ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jordan White, a publisher friend of Perry, is called to a hotel where a guest, famous horror writer David Hall, has cleared out the hotel for a weekend and has called his "friends" - an actress, a fortune-teller, David's private ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, protagonist as suspect, writer's life, hotel, false accusation, courtroom drama, who done it, murder, power relations, ghost, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%